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#Sandy Prompts #Verizon Fiber Shift

#Sandy Prompts #Verizon Fiber Shift

With the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Verizon will replace damaged copper wire with fiber-optic cable. According to The Wall Street Journal, the move allows Verizon to sell more customer services and save on costs. The company wants to transfer as many services as it can to the faster FiOS [Full Story…]

NY Private Equity Firm Court Square Buys Fibertech

NY Private Equity Firm Court Square Buys Fibertech

The New York based investment firm, Court Square Capital Partners, formerly part of Citigroup, is buying Rochester-based Fibertech Networks LLC from Nautic Partners and Ridgemont Equity, which was formerly part of Bank of America, in a deal valued at $500 million. Fibertech leases fiber optic [Full Story…]

Meadowlands Stadium Chock Full of High Tech

Meadowlands Stadium Chock Full of High Tech

The new Meadowlands stadium, home to the New York Jets and Giants NFL teams with about $100 million worth of technology invested in it,  is the most technologically advanced sports stadium in the country, Cisco's CEO John Chambers said. The stadium is equipped with four huge high def video [Full Story…]

KDDI Enhances Fiber Optic Network in NY Area

KDDI Enhances Fiber Optic Network in NY Area

KDDI America, the US division of global telecom KDDI Corp, launched its America MetroWave fiber optic network in the NYC metropolitan area this week, offering high speed, high performance network services to customers of some NYC hotels. KDDI connected its NY data centers, part of its global [Full Story…]

MTA, Carriers Bringing Wi-Fi to Grand Central

MTA, Carriers Bringing Wi-Fi to Grand Central

The MTA has hired a team of carriers, including Verizon Wireless, Sprint Nextel, AT&T and T-Mobile, to bring Wi-Fi to Grand Central, the Park Avenue Tunnel, and the platform area. They will install the network for free, possibly getting advertising in front of Metro North riders in return, and [Full Story…]

MTA To Replace Faulty Subway Fiber-Optic Cables

MTA To Replace Faulty Subway Fiber-Optic Cables

The New York Times On Wednesday, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's board authorized the replacement of 84,000 feet of fiber-optic cable, which was installed in the late 1980s.  The replacement is expected to cost $5 million and is being done as part of a separate project to build out [Full Story…]